Sedan, Kansas, Stable

The original was taken from the internet a number of years ago. I no longer am able to source it.

Sedan, Kansas, Early 1900s

Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. Taken from the internet years ago. I can’t currently find where.

Lela, Kathleen and Ray, circa 1933

Lena Minor (daughter of Cora Vera Noyes and John Minor), Kathleen and Ray Bryant (children of Pansy Noyes Bryant and Charles Morton Bryant), seated in the grass with sunhats. Courtesy of Nancy Benton.

Dorothy Elizabeth Kearns


Image of Dorothy Elizabeth Kearns “Dot” was born Aug 9 1922 in Mobile and died Nov 19 1968 in Mobile. She married Robert Fitzpatrick October 11 about 1940 (I don’t have a firm date). He was born March 20 1919 and died July 19 1969 in Mobile Jack Kearns sent along in 2000 some information […]

William Hardesty of Van Buren County Iowa in the “Annals of Iowa”

Annals of Iowa Volume 1 No. 9 January 1865 History of Davis County, Iowa by Capt. Hosea B. Horn of Bloomfield Chapter II In the year 1838, Mr. William Hardesty came to this county and settled on the disputed territory near the line of Van Buren county. He was from Fountain county, Indiana, and came […]

1922 March 30th, Fowlers in the Jasper News

FOREST GROVE AND BOSTON Mrs.Geo. Fowler C. W. Jackson and family moved to Webb City last week. Mrs. Joe Ihms spent Wednesday at the home of her parents. Mrs. Boyd called on Mrs. F. A. Martin Wednesday. J. W. Rakestraw sawed wood for Charles Tabler Wednesday. Mrs. Sue Mitchell spent Thursay with her daughter, Mrs. […]


Letter from DAVID NATHANIEL BREWER to JIM BREWER. David, born 1850 in Pleasant, Steuben, Indiana, married to Delana Jane Fowler, is a direct line ancestor, son of Daniel Levi Brewer and Catherine Hedden. More on the family can be read here. Jim, an elder brother by a year, was James Daniel Brewer. He married first […]

Fowler Family News in “The Jasper News” , Sept 20 1920

Link The Mrs. George Fowler who was writing the Forest Grove and Boston news sketches would have been Bessie, b. 1889, wife of George C. Fowler. He was the son of Robert William “Will” Fowler, a brother of Delana Louise Jane Fowler who married Ray Noyes. “Will” was married to Lucinda Workman. In 1920 George […]

News Brief on the Suicide of G. H. Walser’s Wife of Liberal

The Scott County Kicker was located in Benton, Missouri. Scott County Kicker, July 26, 1902 Walser’s Wife a suicide Mrs. G. H. Walser of Liberal, committed suicide at Webb City by taking strychnine. She was the wife of the founder of Liberal who was a “free thinker,” and for several years would not allow any […]

Ad for George H. Walser as attorney in Illinois

In the Illinois state gazetteer and business directory for 1858 and 1859 we find an ad for George H. Walser, founder of Liberal, Missouri, as an attorney. MIDDLEPORT A thriving post village, capital of Iroquois county, on the Iroquois river, at the junction of Sugar creek, 150 miles east-north-east from Springfield and about 90 south […]